Eddie Stobart Logistics has successfully completed its transformation into a stand-alone business after the acquisition of a 51% stake in the operator by private equity firm DouglasBay Capital on 10 April 2014, according to its parent company. Greenwhitestar UK (which ultimately is owned by DouglasBay Capital Fund) made the statement in newly filed accounts at Companies House, which revealed that Eddie Stobart Logistics achieved a turnover of £394.4m and a pre-tax profit of £24.4m for the period from 10 April […]
Wincanton and Eddie Stobart merger a “logical” match, says CEO James Wroath as he unveils group’s half-year results
There is an “industrial logic” to Wincanton merging with Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL), Wincanton’s new chief executive James Wroath told analysts at the launch of the group’s latest half-year results.
Unite members at Eddie Stobart Logistics’ Walkers Snacks Food contract are being balloted for strike action, after the union accused the haulier of ignoring its members’ established terms and conditions.
Stobart Group has sold a 51% stake in its transport division to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. The move sees William Stobart become chief executive of the newly formed, and once again privately owned, Eddie Stobart Logistics.